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March 2009 Blog Posts (125)

63 Nova SS Named Rosie

What started out as a quick "get r on the road" weekend project has now turned into a full blown street rod project. First order of business was to ditch the straight six and two speed for an old school 327 and a turbo 350.

The front steering and suspension has been replaced with tubular A arms and a mini subframe kit from CPP as well as a rack and pinion conversion from Church boys racing. She now sports four wheel disk brakes as well.

There was no interior in it either… Continue

Added by Kevin Dietze on March 27, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

Red and Blue

In order for me to really portray the complete idea with what Im about to share, I would need to start the story almost 10 years in the past, when I began driving. But, I am gonna skip past all of this and rely on current events to get my point across.

Police. "Serve and protect." Ya right! I really have to be blunt when I say this. POLICE DO NOT SERVE AND PROTECT citizens. They serve and protect the government. Now, Im not much of a conspiracy theorist, but I must say that some of… Continue

Added by DreamXtreme on March 26, 2009 at 11:24pm — 2 Comments

My first hot rod

Remember that rusty old ‘48 Chevy in a previous blog?

I kept after the dealer for an amount to buy it and one day I must have worn him down...either that or he was tired of this damn kid askin’.

It was close to my 15th birthday and I had just finished mowing the lawn of the old bitty who was the postmaster in town, when I noticed Paul Geyer, or“PG” as everyone called him, standing in front of his Chevy dealership across the street, wearing his usual bright yellow plaid pants, shiny… Continue

Added by Tom Glide on March 26, 2009 at 7:15am — No Comments

suzuki vitara

tengo una suzuki vitara no es 4x4 no tengo trabajo ni mucho dinero estoy en universidad y todos me relajan mi guagua que es del 1994 me bueden ayudar a que no mela relajen y que dios los bendiga

Added by christian torres gonzalez on March 25, 2009 at 11:31pm — No Comments

What Happened

What ever happened to the Mustang road racer that was being built a few seasons back?

Added by Ironhorse on March 25, 2009 at 7:28pm — No Comments

Late March, 2009

Warmer weather is finally getting here.

Sunday was a real nice day out. So I took the '06 LTZ Monte out for a 15 mile cruise. Felt nice to be in the car again.

I did get a message from OnStar there was another problem with their battery. So back to the dealership I go.

(I think I've put close to 300 miles driving back and forth to the dealer getting issues with this car looked at)

The '86 Monte and '57s will have to set for now. Partially thanks to the… Continue

Added by RJ57 on March 25, 2009 at 6:47pm — No Comments

87 yj

my next project is a 87 yj eny good pointers ? will help :)

Added by steveo567 on March 25, 2009 at 10:10am — No Comments

We're here for cars right?

I'm 32 live in Perry Michigan. My car is a 1984 Camaro. The engine is a LQ4 6L. I've added a Comp cams, camshaft, Promag roller rockers, and timing set. Also GMPP carb intake, stainless works headers, 825 MightyDemon carb, MSD ignition, and NOS Cheater system. Auto Meter gauges Lets me know how shes running. For a Trans it has a th350, 4000 stall, cheetah manual valve body, and a B&M megashifter makes it shift. I've tricked the rear end out with Moser Axles, and spool with a richmond 373… Continue

Added by Jeff Polcyn on March 25, 2009 at 12:25am — No Comments

starting the 57

we are starting out with a 1957 chevy 4 door and a donor body for some rust issues. The plan for this chev is to turn it into a 2 door roadster. since i always wanted a convertible and all i could afford was a 4 door i figured this was the way to go, the 4 doors are in real need of some floor and rocker work so while we are changing this stuff I figured i can build what i always wanted. first step is to bend up some rockers at the local shop, wish me luck i have never done this before

Added by dizzyshotrods on March 24, 2009 at 2:11pm — No Comments


I like this show, it gets better and better.

Added by David lopez on March 24, 2009 at 3:07am — No Comments

my boys and I

I have a 1970 1/2 ford falcon and I need help with verious thigs like parts. I plan to hand it down to my boys and have them help me restore it but sence my recent devorce and custody battle its hard to find time to work on it. This summer its on like donky kong

Added by bryan byrd on March 24, 2009 at 12:27am — No Comments

Its nice to have a little piece of american history MID SIZE MUSCLE

I enjoyed the time spent building, finding parts,searching junk yards, with my son building this old muscle car I use to have one the same year when i got out of high school 71 , lots of tickets and lots of fun, Still more to come, hope you enjoy the pics , sorry im no camera guy. pk

Added by paul keith on March 23, 2009 at 8:15pm — No Comments

need parts

if any one has a a 5 speed manul trany, shifter, center consul, flywheel, clutch and pressure plate for a 1990 geo tracker. basicaly im wanting to convert my auto to a standered shift. also i need the front spring and maybe the rear to. because my front suspension is sitting on the bump stops and it rides hard.any way if you have some part or maybe a hole car and your close to richmond IN for pretty cheap shoot me a email at thanks

Added by NateB on March 23, 2009 at 7:14pm — No Comments

Dust Up!

This 1970 Plymouth Duster is a story about a car that’s been passed down from one generation to the next. Original owner Skip Causey bought it and raced it for several years. Then it sat in the backyard under a tarp for almost ten years! His son Chuck, a former Army helicopter mechanic decided to restore it. With his Dad’s help along with his friends and family, he spent the next ten years… Continue

Added by Gearhead on March 23, 2009 at 11:11am — No Comments

The new guy saying hello

greetings from sunny Medicine Hat Alberta

Added by bluebeast on March 23, 2009 at 10:07am — No Comments


Hey all, I've owned my 96 ZJ for about 8 years. It started as my wife's ride until I sold my truck and bought her a mini van.

Since it became my daily driver I wanted to make it Daddies Jeep!

New wheels, 2 1/2 lift with 31/10.5....soon to have a home built roof rack with lights and cb anntena. I want to add a custom safari type of bumper to the front and nerf bars.

I don't take it to rough off road'n since it is my daily driver. But I like having the option that it is campible if… Continue

Added by Kdog's ZJ on March 22, 2009 at 9:07pm — No Comments

I am selling my 1986 ford mustang it needs a tranny ( i have one but has to be taken out) it also needs a paint job and new gas kit for valve covers. it has a hood scoop and a air spoiler i will ge…

I am selling my 1986 ford mustang
it needs a tranny ( i have one but has to be taken out)
it also needs a paint job and new gas kit for valve covers.

it has a hood scoop and a air spoiler
i will get pictures up as soon as i can i just joined today march 22 2009 Continue

Added by MUSTANGMAN79 on March 22, 2009 at 8:29pm — No Comments

Interior done!!!! sorry, no pics.

I dropped the camera, so no pics yet. But I finished the interior work. I made one major design change that turned out to be for the better. On the dash, just in front of the instrument panel, I put in LED's that scan like K.I.T.T. (Knight Industries Three Thousand, the newest one). Just like the new K.I.T.T. these are split into two seperate segments that scan IN towards each other and then OUT away from one another. Only they are blue.

Added by JW on March 22, 2009 at 1:58pm — No Comments

this a 79 toyota its a v-8 5 speed with a 8 inch body and suspension lift running 38.5 swampers. its a flat bed now from getting the bed smashed when it went out and snapped my front drive train. i d…

this a 79 toyota its a v-8 5 speed with a 8 inch body and suspension lift running 38.5 swampers. its a flat bed now from getting the bed smashed when it went out and snapped my front drive train. i dont know much more about it my boyfriend built it.. i just know how to drive the hell out of it and help fix it a lil bit lol Continue

Added by jessica on March 21, 2009 at 10:00pm — No Comments

GMC vs Chevy

Does anyone care that a GMC is not a chevrolet, but a Chevy is a GMC?

Added by Rich on March 21, 2009 at 4:29pm — No Comments

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